Replacement officials

NFL Commish Roger Goodell Apologizes To Fans For Replacement Refs"Obviously when you go through something like this, it's painful for everybody. Most importantly, it's painful for fans," said Goodell.
Giants' Tuck: NFL's Officials Will Be 'Rusty' In ReturnFootball fans have much to celebrate now that the NFL and the referees' association have announced labor peace. But Giants star Justin Tuck doesn't think it'll be smooth sailing in Week 4.
FINALLY: NFL Reaches Tentative Agreement With Referees, Ending LockoutAfter two days of marathon negotiations — and mounting frustration among coaches, players and fans — the NFL and the referees' union announced that a tentative agreement had been reached to end a lockout that began in June.
Report: NFL, Referees Association Agree On Backup OfficialsWhile the two sides are far apart on many key issues, they were able to set up an agreement on the issue of backup officials, according to Albert Breer of
Peeved Packers Part-Owner To Write NFL, Goodell Until Ref 'Madness' Ends"I'm going to keep writing until someone writes me back," shareholder Matt Fegarsky told, "or until this gets resolved."
Carton Blows A Gasket, Begs NFL Commish Roger Goodell To Come Out Of His HoleCraig Carton has seen enough of the NFL's replacement officials. He hasn't seen enough of the league's commissioner. And boy did he let Goodell know it.
'Call Me Maybe' Parody Rips Replacement Officials, Goes ViralIt's the song that just won't go away and the story that's not likely to go away any time soon.
Players, Fans, Politicians: Hey NFL, Nix The Replacement Refs!With players still seething, fans pondering the possibility of turning off their TVs and even the President weighing in, it's official: Overnight, the NFL's replacement refs went from minor nuisance to staggering problem.
NJ Senate President Moves To Ban Sporting Events With Replacement OfficialsLike many football fans, New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney has seen enough of the NFL's replacement officials.
Replacement Ref Rage Reaches Fever Pitch; NFL Upholds Controversial CallAnd you thought the commotion over the replacement referees was bad last week?
Replacement Refs Irritating Bill BelichickBill Belichick chased after and made contact with a replacement official after the Patriots' Sunday night loss.
NFL Not Tolerating Teams Confronting Replacement RefsPoor behavior toward replacement refs won't be tolerated by the NFL.